August 17, 2015 09:00 ET

Sage Welcomes Ray Barlow as New Vice President, Accountant Solutions for North America

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2015) -  Sage North America, a leading provider of business management software and services to small and medium businesses, today announced the appointment of Ray Barlow as Vice President, Accountant Solutions. Barlow will have responsibility for the accountant business in North America and will work closely with Jennifer Warawa, who is now Global Vice President of Product Marketing for the accountant market at Sage.

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Barlow joins Sage after leading the Accountant & Advisor Group at Intuit. During his time with Intuit, he built and led a team of Strategic Account Managers, Product Specialists, and Inside Account Managers to provide accountants with the products, programs, and services needed for their success.

"I'm excited to be part of the Sage team, working to support accounting professionals as they manage their firms and realize their aspirations," said Barlow. "I look forward to bringing my experience in sales, business development, and building impactful accountant programs to the Sage business."

"Ray's strong background in building significant business development strategies and his proven track record will be invaluable to Sage," said Warawa. "His understanding of what accountants need to better run their firms will further help position Sage as a leader in the market. I can't think of a better fit to take the Sage North American accountant business to the next level."

Barlow has over 20 years of experience with the accountant market with roles including Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, and sales leadership roles at Thomson Reuters.

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